Resource & Recovery Events

***Please Note: The following upcoming events are date and time specific; information may change and there is no guarantee that the agencies or organizations offering these events will still have services or resources available. The most current events and most updated resource information is best found by calling 2-1-1 or texting your zip code to 898211.  For people outside of Butte County, call 1-866-916-3566 to connect with a Butte 2-1-1 resource specialist**

Please consider checking with event providers to ensure event availability prior to attending. Due to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 many events have been canceled, postponed, or are being held virtually.

(Event 09/16, 10/21, 11/18, 12/16) Butte SEL Community of Practice – Butte County Office of Education- Offering a free community of practice for Butte County educators. The seminar will incorporate trauma-informed practices and include professional training on SEL-related topics, facilitation guidance, practical experiences and resources, and dedicated time for sharing of each LEA’s SEL work. Registration is required, register using the following link: http://bit.ly/ButteSEL. WHEN: The third Wednesday of the month (September 16th, October 21st, November 18th, and December 16th) from 3pm-4:15pm. WHERE: Event will be held online.

(Events 09/01-09/30) Butte COE EdTech Webinar Sessions- Offering free webinar sessions (see dates, times and topics below) for all Butte County educators. Registration is required – any registrations less than 24 hours prior to the event are not guaranteed approval. Register for any of the sessions using the following link: http://bit.ly/ButteCOEwebreg and then click on each session to register individually by using a Butte COE work email. Sessions will not be recorded. For questions, contact edtech@bcoe.org.

  • (Event 09/16) Intermediate Google Classroom– 3:45pm-5pm
  • (Event 09/22) Advanced Google Classroom- 3:45-5pm
  • (Event 09/23) Mini Session: Advanced Google Meet– 3:45pm-4:15pm
  • (Event 09/30) Introduction to Kami– 3:45-5pm

(Event 09/18, 09/19, 09/25, 09/26) Heinke Farm – Free Pumpkin and Grape U-Pick– Offering a free event to pick your own pumpkins, grapes and blackberries. WHEN: September 18th, 19th, 25th, and 26th from 9am – 4pm WHERE: 5365 Clark Road, Paradise

(Event 09/18) Master Plan For Aging Webinar – Diversability Advocacy Network- Offering a free, informative webinar on the current Master Plan for Aging Principles. Discussion will place emphasis on Strategic Recommendations specific to rural Northern California community concerns as applied to individuals’ physical environment, supportive services, and social and emotional well-being. Resource and Information and Community Q&A is from 11:30am-12:30pm, and the main discussion is from 1pm-4pm. Registration is required. Register by using the following link: http://bit.ly/DANmpa.For more information please contact: Carolyn Nava at carolyn@actionctr.org or Sarah May at Sarah.May@scdd.ca.gov WHEN: Friday, September 18th from 11:30am-4pm WHERE: Event will be held online, register using the link above.

(Event 09/23) Roadmap to Recovery Question & Answer Webinar- United Policyholders- Offering a free webinar with guidance on wildfire insurance claim questions. United Policyholders staff member, Sandra Watts will host free Question and Answer webinars to answer wildfire insurance claim questions. All wildfire impacted households are welcome. Registration is required, participants must have internet access. Register online at https://bit.ly/3hTzeWT. WHEN: Wednesday, September 23rd at 6pm WHERE: Online, register at the link above.

(Event 09/25) Free Car Seat Check Ups at Chico Marketplace – BCPH and CHP of Chico- Offering a community event for families to get their car seats checked out free of charge. The event will take place at the Chico Marketplace (Chico Mall) parking lot off of Forest Avenue.  WHEN: Friday, September 25th from 2pm-5pm WHERE: Chico Marketplace parking lot off of Forest Avenue

(Event 09/26) September Diaper Distribution- Butte Diaper Bank- The Butte Diaper Bank will be hosting their September Diaper distribution on September 26th. Those experiencing a diaper need can complete an application online or call 2-1-1 for assistance. The application is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BDBrequestform. Please note, the location, date, and time is subject to change due to weather conditions or volunteers schedules. Please note: RSVP is required for distribution and masks will be required for all attendees. WHEN: Saturday, September 26th from 9am-11am WHERE: Pearl Consulting, 150 Amber Grove Drive, Chico

(Event 09/26) Community Solidarity & Housing – A Virtual Concert to Benefit CHAT– A virtual concert with performances by Anna Meehan, Diane Garner & Stevie Cook, Samaria Arnold & Webster Moore, Diane Suzuki & Jimmy Brobeck, Glenn Tucker and more. Available on CHAT’s Facebook and Youtube pages.  Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/chicohousingactionteam/  Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd_dDVqD5w2mwRfjHZub3dQ  Donation link: bit.ly/chatdonate   WHEN: Saturday, September 26th at 7pm WHERE: Virtual – see links above.

(Event 09/29, 10/13) Hot Topics in Family Dementia Care – Passages– Offering a series of educational live Zoom sessions to learn about dementia care; presented by Dr. Deborah Bier, founder of Decoding Dementia and author of “From Crisis to Calm”. Registration is required. For more information contact Passages at 530-898-5925. WHEN:

WHERE: Events held online, see registration links above.

Weekly Events

(Tuesdays) Paradise Farmers Market- Offering a weekly farmer’s market with fruits, vegetables and local art for sale. The market is open every Tuesday from 7:30am to 12pm (noon) at Paradise Alliance Church (North Parking Lot) 6491 Clark Road, Paradise. Available from June through October. For more information, visit the Facebook page at:www.facebook.com/ParadiseFarmersMarkets/

(Thursdays) Paradise Alliance Church – Community Dinner- Offering a free dinner to the ridge community Thursday nights from 5:30pm-6:30 pm. Dinner may be picked up at the North Side Drive Thru. The Paradise Alliance church community dinner is available to Camp Fire survivors and all interested individuals. Located at 6491 Clark Road, Paradise. The church office is temporarily closed, questions can be directed via email to: churchoffice@paradisecma.org